Want! App Aims to Capture Consumer Desires and Purchasing Intent

Today, Gene ReRose, who is the found of Jupiter and House Party, released a new mobile app that is designed to capture consumer intent.  Want! Is a mobile service that helps consumers capture, share and remember the things they want most – products, objects, food/drink, etc.  In addition, the Want! App allows you to view the items that your friends have selected so that you can decide if you “want” those as well.  The app also enables you to identify what is the “most wanted” item among your friends and social graphic, in your neighborhood, or in a store, restaurant or other venue.

Want! Works by taking a picture of the item you desire, labeling it and then adding it to your “want” list which then can be shared on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr.  Want! Provides powerful information to businesses as they can see which items are rising in popularity.  These “Want!” catalogs can be used by consumers to keep tabs on their

The question remains on how long it will take before “Want!” buttons start appearing on websites similar to the Facebook “Like” button and will it replace the “Like” button.

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